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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Briefcase Radio: The Second Amendment

Melissa HamiltonTexas has one of the highest gun ownership rates in America, with more than 1,000,000 residents licensed to carry handguns. Dr. Melissa Hamilton, a visiting scholar at Law Center, explains how the Constitution addresses individual possession of firearms. more...


UHLC Research Professor Allison Winnike named CEO of Immunization Partnership  more… students get first-hand exposure to energy sector via Law Study Tour more...

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Featured Alum

Luke Gilman '10

Grad credits ingrained work ethic - juggling studies and full-time jobs in college and law school - for his success in legal world. more...

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UHLC 2L, Mariesha Keys, spends summer helping victims of domestic abuse  more...

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